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At the direction of President Barack Obama and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate is leading the Unified Coordination Group responsible for addressing the needs of an influx of unaccompanied children creating a humanitarian challenge along the southwest U.S. border.

The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture

The Global Nuclear Detection Architecture detects and reports on radiological and nuclear materials that are out of regulatory control before they can be used in terrorist attacks.  It is comprised of a worldwide network of sensors, telecommunicat

DHS Announces Chile’s Designation Into the Visa Waiver Program

Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, joined by Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom, Chilean Foreign Minister Alfredo Moreno and Chilean Ambassador Felipe Bulnes, announced the designation of Chile into the Visa Waiver Program (VWP)—streamlining travel for thousands of eligible Chilean passport holders, while maintaining strong security standards.

Homeland Security Advisory Council Members

Homeland Security Advisory Council Members

The following is a list of current Homeland Security Advisory Council members. To view information about each member, please scroll down.

Acting Secretary Beers Participates in Special Naturalization Ceremony

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Rand Beers today was joined by White House Cabinet Secretary and Assistant to the President Danielle Gray and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas to welcome 25 new U.S. citizens at a special naturalization ceremony held at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.

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